Paul Borba, nephew of
William S. Borba and his widow Willow Borba and their daughter Regina Borba,
have gifted the recorded interview of William S. Borba.Subjects of the recording include wineries,
the Hunt Bros., the apple and berry industry, and the China Town in the
Bloomfield area.Recollections of the rerouting
of the electric railroad so it did not cross the tracks three times, resulting
in the battle of 1906.Fruit and
vegetable picking.The end of Lake Jonive
in 1904. The origins of the Gravenstein apple via Mr. Pepper of Petaluma who graphed
from the Russian apple trees.The
largest apple tree in Green Valley at the Mel Coffman Ranch.
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